I have a laptop with Vista. My programs fight with it in a dual everyday. I've heard that if I can get it completely formatted with the D.O.D. erase program, that I could install a fresh XP O.S. on it. Is it possible for an ordinary citizen to get one of these format disks. Thanks, Bob
Is it possible to get a D.O.D. format program(6 posts)
If you have a Floppy Drive, it is very possible to get close to the (OLD) DOD Standard for wiping a hard drive.
I think what you are really asking is how to Zero Out a Hard Drive and then put a normal FAT32 or NTFS Format on the Hard Drive.
Wiping a Hard Drive by today's DOD Standards requires using Degaussing Equipment which I don't believe you have or need unless you are working in the infamous world of "Black Ops".
I use old Ghost 2003 on a floppy to Wipe, Partition and Format HDs in preparation for applying a new O/S.
There are Thousands of other programs out there that will do the same thing.
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